Theory & Criticism
Digital Theatre+ Director's Notebooks provide an invaluable insight into professional directors’ rehearsal notes, personal processes and directorial intentions for staging a play. Covering critical thinking and practical approaches, these exclusive resources aim to give an understanding of the various ways a text can be interpreted and presented to an audience.
DT+ Fundamentals (formally the Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance) is an ever-growing collection on 'concise introudctions' that explores the history, theory and practice of a range of topics and practitioners, from Scenography to Stanislavsky. Reviewed by Consultant Academic Editor Maggie Gale, and written by world-leading academics, it is specifically designed for students progressing from advanced school study into higher education, and includes invaluable suggestions for further reading.
Digital Theatre+ Person Profiles provide an at a glance view of the lives of some of the most important practitioners who have impacted the development of theatre throughout history.
Digital Theatre+ Playlists are bespoke resources designed for teachers to use as a springboard for subjects such as Physical Theatre and Design. Created by experts in the field, these playlists aim to inspire, support and enhance the teaching of theatre and performance by revealing how to make the most of DT+ resources in the classroom.
Digital Theatre+ Practical Workshop Guides encourage students to approach material using the practical, investigative and interpretive methods of an actor, director or voice coach. This applied approach creates a deep and thorough understanding of a play as a blueprint for performance.
Digital Theatre+ Fast Pass Revision Guides direct students to various forms of content such as productions, interviews, essays and documentaries. Covering texts from Renaissance to 20th-century drama, the simple structure of these guides allows students to quickly access a range of resources available for their subject.
Digital Theatre+ Study Guides examine plays from literary and contextual, as well as dramatic perspectives, to provide a thorough and manifold access point to key texts, from the classical to the contemporary. Specially commissioned from leading theatre academics and practitioners, these guides provide expert knowledge of the texts they explore.
Digital Theatre+ Teacher Toolkits are bespoke resources designed by teachers for teachers. Tailored to each exam board, these toolkits allow immediate access to content available on DT+ for GCSE and A level set texts, and cover assessment tasks and focus areas for the International Baccalaureate Diploma in Theatre.